A blog dedicated to my genealogy research, discoveries and travels.
In preparation for my trip to Gallia County, Ohio in three weeks time, I wanted to get a jump start and do a post about a set of paternal 5th great-grandparents. For lack of a better phrase, I have been slightly obsessed with researching this line in my tree. Part of me isn’t really sure … Continue reading “Biographical Sketch of Daniel Faulkner and Nancy Dunlap Faulkner, paternal 5th great-grandparents”
April 1865 saw the end of the Civil War. For four long years, people asked when this cruel war would be over. Men of both the Union and Confederacy could finally make their way home. For some, it was as easy as grabbing a horse and riding towards their family. For others, it was more … Continue reading “The Sultana Disaster”
To some, “meeting” relatives who have been buried for over 100 years might seem…strange. But, if you’ve never met relatives on one side of the family, it isn’t that strange. Is it? Since working on my ancestry for almost 10 years, I have never thought it strange to go hunting for the grave sites of … Continue reading ““Meeting” relatives for the first time”
I finally did it! My blog is up and running. I am very excited to share with everyone my genealogy research, personal stories and discoveries, and travels to places connected to my ancestors. Anyone who has done genealogy knows that it is quite the adventure. You may think you’re settling down for an hour or … Continue reading “Inaugural Post”